Monthly Archives : October 2004

God in Culture

God in Culture

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Planning a Health Fair

Planning a Health Fair

The care of our bodies is one of the most important aspects of Christian stewardship (1 Corinthians 6:19-20). One way to encourage this kind of stewardship is for the youth group to sponsor a Health Fair. This article shows you how.
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On the Edge: What to Do When Facing Burnout

On the Edge: What to Do When Facing Burnout

Encounter the real story of a Church worker on the edge of burnout. Discover how prayer, the Word, dilligence, boundaries and taking time helped one servant regain her sense of direction. Continue reading

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Learning First to Crawl

Learning First to Crawl

Early adolescence if filled with many questions that can shake up a young teen’s world. It is essential that this age group find identity in the body of Christ. This article shows how you might help. Continue reading

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Maintaining Nutritional Health

Maintaining Nutritional Health

Keeping healthy is vitally important, especially for we Christians. Free in Christ, we are not also free to fight the temptation to neglect our physical well-being. This brief article offers suggestions on how to begin. Continue reading

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When Cradle Christians Get Rocked

When Cradle Christians Get Rocked

Those born and raised in the Church are incredibly blessed, but they face challenges when experience crisis or insurmountable regret. This article explores how youth workers can best help the cradle Christian whose faith gets seriously rocked. Continue reading

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Culture, What Culture?

Culture, What Culture?

It is often said that Christians should be in the world but not of the world, but does being in the world really mean watching the latest teen gross-out flick or reading all the gossip magazines? In this article, Rev. Terry Dittmer encourages youth workers to spend more time concentrating on “anything excellent or praiseworthy” instead. Continue reading

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A Whole Lot of Youth Ministry Going On

A Whole Lot of Youth Ministry Going On

In this article, Rev. Terry Dittmer discusses how all our actions should be directed by Christ and toward the honor of God. That’s what makes youth ministry fun, challenging, and ministry. Continue reading

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Maintaining a Heatlhy Body

Maintaining a Heatlhy Body

The human body, both mind and flesh and blood, work together so intricately that the health of one is affected by the health of the other. While it isn’t important to look like a fitness guru, it is simple good form to show the same concern for your own physical health as you show for your students’. This article shows you how you might begin the process. Continue reading

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Just to Say Hi – Helping Youth in Crisis

As a youth worker, Christ has given you a tremendous opportunity to serve His young people on the front lines. Every now and then, the devil, the world, and their own flesh delivers such a tremendous blow to your young people that their stories leave you reeling. This article provides a few guidelines to help you know when it’s OK to handle such trouble on your own and when it’s better to steer troubled youth toward professional help. Continue reading

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